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English noun: thump

1. thump (event) a heavy dull sound (as made by impact of heavy objects)


Synonymsclump, clunk, thud, thumping


Broader (hypernym)sound

2. thump (act) a heavy blow with the hand


Broader (hypernym)blow


English verb: thump

1. thump (motion) move rhythmically


SamplesHer heart was beating fast.


Synonymsbeat, pound


Pattern of useSomething ----s.
Something is ----ing PP


Broader (hypernym)move


Narrower (hyponym)flap, flutter, palpitate, pulsate, pulse, thrash, throb


Verb groupbeat

2. thump (perception) make a dull sound


SamplesThe knocker thudded against the front door.


Synonymsthud


Pattern of useSomething ----s


Broader (hypernym)go, sound

3. thump (contact) hit hard with the hand, fist, or some heavy instrument


SamplesThe salesman pounded the door knocker.
A bible-thumping Southern Baptist.


ExamplesThe fighter managed to thump his opponent


Synonymspoke, pound


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)hit









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